Credit Card Fees, Tobacco Rules Top Convenience Sector Budget Recommendations

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Credit Card Fees, Tobacco Rules Top Convenience Sector Budget Recommendations

Posted on Wednesday 03/22/17

The CCSA’s new President, Satinder Chera was in Ottawa on October 26th to highlight the cost of high credit card fees on consumers and retailers, while also speaking to the negative impact that proposed plain packaging requirements for tobacco products will have on local communities.

Chera appeared before a panel of elected officials, who are preparing a report for the Minister of Finance with recommendations for the upcoming federal budget (expect Spring 2017) to help “improve life for Canadians, communities and businesses”.

Click here to see a copy of his presentation: CCSA Pre-Budget Committee Speaking Notes

Click here to see the CCSA's full submission: CCSA Pre-Budget Submission

Click here to see the CCSA's Budget Reaction (2017): CCSA Press Release